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Release Date:
5 January 1945 (USA) See more »
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Both living a secret...each afraid to tell!
Plot:
A soldier suffering from combat fatigue meets a young woman on Christmas furlough from prison and their mutual loneliness blossoms into romance. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Interesting sentimental wartime romance... See more (31 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Ginger Rogers ... Mary Marshall

Joseph Cotten ... Zachary Morgan

Shirley Temple ... Barbara Marshall

Spring Byington ... Mrs. Marshall
Tom Tully ... Mr. Marshall

John Derek ... Lt. Bruce (as Dare Harris)

Chill Wills ... Swanson
Kenny Bowers ... Sailor on Train
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fred Aldrich ... Sidewalk Cowboy (uncredited)
Walter Baldwin ... Train Vendor (replaced by Olin Howland) (uncredited)
Brandon Beach ... Minor Role (uncredited)
Margaret Bert ... Mother of Boys (uncredited)
Jack Carr ... Counterman at Train Station (uncredited)
Helen Dickson ... New Year's Eve Partygoer (uncredited)
Robert Dudley ... Pine Hills YMCA Hotel Attendant (uncredited)

Gary Gray ... Franklin - Boy with Toy Machine Gun (uncredited)

Eddie Hall ... Charlie Hartman (uncredited)
Joe Haworth ... Sailor in Coffee Shop (uncredited)
Louanne Hogan ... Singer at Party (singing title song) (voice) (uncredited)
Olin Howland ... Train Vendor (uncredited)
John James ... Paratrooper on Train (uncredited)
Earl Johnson ... Dog Owner (uncredited)
Mickey Laughlin ... Boy Outside Theatre (uncredited)
Thomas Martin ... New Year's Eve Partygoer (uncredited)
Bob Meredith ... Soldier-Father on Train (uncredited)
Edmund Mortimer ... Floorwalker in Women's Shop (uncredited)
Dorothy Stone ... Saleslady (uncredited)
Hal Taggart ... New Yea'rs Eve Partygoer (uncredited)
Hank Tobias ... Boy Outside Theatre (uncredited)

Directed by
William Dieterle 
George Cukor (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
Charles Martin (play)

Marion Parsonnet 

Produced by
Dore Schary .... producer
David O. Selznick .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Daniele Amfitheatrof 
 
Cinematography by
Tony Gaudio (photographed by)
 
Film Editing by
William H. Ziegler 
Holbrook N. Todd (uncredited)
 
Set Decoration by
Mark-Lee Kirk (settings) (as Mark Lee Kirk)
 
Makeup Department
William Riddle .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Fred Ahern .... unit manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Lowell J. Farrell .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Emile Kuri .... interior decorator
Earl Wooden .... interior decorator (as Earl B. Wooden)
 
Sound Department
Richard DeWeese .... recorder
Arthur Johns .... re-recording and effects mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Jack Cosgrove .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Jack Cosgrove .... special photographic effects (uncredited)
Rex Wimpy .... transparency projection shots (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Cliff Lyons .... stunt double: Joseph Cotten (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Kenneth Meade .... second camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Edith Head .... costumes: Miss Rogers
 
Editorial Department
Hal C. Kern .... supervising film editor
 
Music Department
Earl B. Mounce .... music mixer (uncredited)
Paul Neal .... music mixer (uncredited)
Leonid Raab .... orchestrator (uncredited)
Elmer Raguse .... music mixer (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Ann Harris .... research director (uncredited)
Lou Lusty .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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85 min
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Sound Mix:
3 Channel Stereo (RCA Sound Recording) (5.0) (L-R)
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Trivia:
Neither of the movies at the cinema, 'Make Way for Glory' and 'Romantic Rhapsody', are actual movies.See more »
Goofs:
Plot holes: When Zach calls Mary the first time, and Mary invites him to dinner, she gives him the address and says, "Don't be late," but she never tells him what time he should arrive. However, he still manages to show up exactly on time for dinner.See more »
Quotes:
Mrs. Marshall:You must have been looking forward to it, Mary.
Mary Marshall:I was looking forward to seeing you, Aunt Sarah.
Mrs. Marshall:Oh, that's sweet of you, dear.
Mary Marshall:As a matter of fact, selfish. I've been doing a lot of thinking in the past three years, Aunt Sarah, and...
Mrs. Marshall:What sort of things were you thinking, Mary?
Mary Marshall:Coming out into the world and... Even coming here, I had a feeling that ...
Mrs. Marshall:Honey, you've got to stop being afraid. You've got to stop feeling that you're branded like people were in the old days. You've done something. You're paying your debt to society. Most people are willing to let it go at that.
Mary Marshall:I know, Aunt Sarah, but coming out into the world and seeing everybody in uniform, everybody doing something... I just don't belong. I don't fit in. And dreams that I've had for the future are just impossible.
Mrs. Marshall:Well, most dreams are, Mary. It's just the dreaming that counts. Nobody gets exactly what he wants out of life. One of the first things you learn is to make compromises with your dreams.
Mary Marshall:But I'm not talking about palaces and rainbows, Aunt Sarah. I'm talking about a home. A home like this with a kitchen and a stove and an icebox, and a husband, and a child.
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10 out of 12 people found the following review useful.
Interesting sentimental wartime romance..., 5 May 2001
Author: Neil Doyle from U.S.A.

A bit offbeat is this story of a girl on prison furlough (Ginger Rogers) who meets a shell-shocked soldier (Joseph Cotten), each keeping their past secret. She invites him to spend some holiday time with her family during the Christmas season and gradually the romance begins. Nice to see Shirley Temple in a pivotal role doing a nice job as the selfish Barbara who unintentionally reveals Ginger's secret. Spring Byington and Tom Tully are fine in supporting roles and John Derek (then called John Harris) makes a brief appearance as Shirley's date. A bit dated and rather slow moving, but worthwhile because of the fine performances of the leads.

Interesting tidbits: Ginger Rogers was not the first choice for the leading role--it was originally offered to Joan Fontaine who disliked the script and was having contract troubles with Selznick and turned it down. Ginger was said to be against using Temple in the movie and wanted her removed since she had a clause in her contract re cast approval. Nevertheless, wiser heads prevailed and Shirley received excellent reviews for her contribution. Shirley documents this in her book, "Child Star"--for some reason Ginger took an instant dislike to her.

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